Leidos is hiring to fulfill the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases requirement for a self-motivated and detail-oriented epidemiologist/statistical programmer to produce estimates in real time for influenza vaccination coverage in the United States, by state, age groups, risk groups and race/ethnicities and create interactive online reports and maintain web content. In addition, tasks will include ad hoc analyses of survey data, analyses to support programmatic activities, and preparation of research papers or reports for publication and presentation.
This project requires epidemiological, statistical, and SAS/SUDAAN programming experience.
This task requires 1) understanding and application of general statistical approaches including multivariate techniques (logistic regression, generalized linear models, proportional hazards modeling), and use of Kaplan-Meier survival analysis; 2) strong SAS programming skills; 3) orderly management of microcomputer files in a Windows environment to develop databases and analysis programs for data analysis; 4) statistical analysis of large, complex survey data requiring the use of SUDAAN; 5) developing statistical reports and presenting data in Excel, particularly the ability to efficiently produce large complex Excel tables efficiently and reports from SAS in customized formats to fit the needs of periodic reports; 6) using PROC REPORT and other report production features of SAS to produce excel files of influenza vaccination coverage estimates; 7) importing, exporting, and manipulating data files (SAS, SUDAAN), including recoding, transforming, and creating variables to accommodate analytic needs; 8) using web applications to create interactive online reports and manage web content; 9) preparing written reports and presenting at sectional or national meetings; and 10) performing other analytical and data related duties, as needed.
Education: MS, MPH, MSPH in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or Math or BS degree in a related field and 2 years' experience.
Desired Skills: Prior experience with the analysis of influenza and public health epidemiologic data
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